Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology

Journal of Bacteriology & Parasitology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9597

+32-2-808-66-57

Editor-in-Chief

Fernando Villalta

Fernando Villalta
Editor-in-Chief
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Meharry Medical College
USA

Biography

Dr. Fernando Villalta is the Chair and Professor of Immunology, School of Medicine, Meharry Medical College. He received his Ph.D. in Microbiology from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (1981), followed by postdoctoral training in immunology at Michigan State University (1981-1986). He is a member of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI), has chaired Symposia at several AAI meetings and received several AAI mentoring awards. He served as regular member of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee of the FDA. He served on 14 NIH study sessions, including 4 for NIAID. He is serving as an editorial board member of 6 journals and reviewer for 20 journals.

Research Interest

Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Innate Immunity, Host defense, Inflammation

Hirotomo Kato

Hirotomo Kato
Editor-in-Chief
Professor, Division of Medical Zoology,Department of Infection and Immunity
Jichi Medical University, Japan

Biography

Dr. Hirotoma Kato is working as an Professor Under the Department of Infection and Immunity at Jichi Medical University, Japan.

Research Interest

Epidemiological research on protozoan zoonotic diseases, especially    leishmaniasis.
Establishment and application of molecular epidemiological methods for vector-borne diseases.
Vector biology.
Biological role of vector saliva and their role on pathogen transmission.
Molecular basis between vector-pathogen interface.

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